Questions tagged [uk-visa]

uk-visa tag should be used with questions concerning visas of various types for visiting the United Kingdom (the island of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and several other islands in the region).

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U.K. Student visa application declaration

I went for my visa appointment today and the office did not ask me to sign any paper. In my printed visa application, I forgot to sign the declaration on page 2 and 10. But when I remembered after 1-2 ...
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EEA Citizen planning move to UK -Can my Non-EEA partner move with me along with our EEA citizen child?

Dual citizen of Finland and Zambia currently residing in Zambia, planning to move to UK. I would like my partner, a Zambian citizen, along with our child, who is also dual citizen of Finland and ...
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U.K. Student visa refusal

I was given 30/30 and 10/10 points for the application but was refused because it says there has been no evidence of support from my parents for me to travel because I'm under 18. However in the visa ...
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Changing jobs from UK tier 2 to UK tier 2

I have given 1 month notice, so by my calculations HMRC will give me ~90-100 days to stay in the UK. While this happens I'm waiting for my new employer to organise the job suitability test and get the ...
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When UKBA say exchange rate for savings of £62500 has to match the amount in £ on the date of the application…what does it mean?

When UKBA say exchange rate for savings of £62500 has to match the amount in £ if the savings are in foreign currency, on the date of the application...what does it mean? Is it the date I submit my ...
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Multiple visas, want to switch jobs and countries

I have two visa right now one is Tier 2 from UK and other is blue card from Germany, I haven't been to Germany yet. The problem is after joining in UK I am thinking that the job is not good fit for ...
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Can I take the TB (turberculosis) test for the UK visa outside of my home country?

I want to know if I can do the TB test for UK visa application outside of my country of origin. I am currently in Hong Kong but I am from South Korea. Can I take the test in an approved clinic in ...
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UK Short Term Study Visa

While applying for UK short term study visa for a period of three months, I came across this question: "Total Monthly Income from savings, properties or other income, for example from stocks and ...
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Tier 2 dependent child and ILR

We have a child born in UK. We have applied for her Tier 2 dependent visa and she has a valid Tier 2 dependent visa till end of July-2018. Now we have our ILR but it takes few months to get my child ...
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Is the exchange rate on the date of my application for UK spouse visa what the ECO takes into account or which rate?

I have 80,000$ in my bank account but unfortunately they are oscillating around the £62500 limit for the spouse visa. Sometimes it's 62800, other times it plummets to 61500. So I'm asking, does the ...
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Tier 2 visa refusal

I received my refusal letter after applying for Tier 2 visa for the second time and the wordings are as follows: On 26/04/17 your previous application for an Entry Clearance under Tier 2 (General) ...
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What happens if I have two visas?

I got two job opportunities one from UK and another from Germany. For UK I needed exempt visa which I got easily but somehow I got confused and applied for blue card visa too for Germany. Last night ...
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UK Tier Four Student Visa, Common Wealth Question Answered Incorrectly

I submitted my application to the UK tier 4 student visa 1 day ago online. I am a Chinese national and currently reside in Canada as a student with a valid visa. There is a question in the ...
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Job possibilities for dependent exempt visa

I got a job offer from UK who is sponsoring me exempt visa to me and my wife. Since its an exempt visa I need to know the possibility of my wife working there and if she be also relieved from tax like ...
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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How far apart should my bank statement date be and my application for spouse visa UK?

I am preparing for my UK spouse visa application. Is there a minimum amount of time between me printing my official bank statement from the bank and submitting my application? I know I need to prove ...
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Applying for UK short-term study visa from another country of origin

I am a Ukrainian citizen, studying in Poland on a D-type visa that expires in September 2017. As well I am holding a residence permit in Poland that expires in August 2018. I was qualified for Erasmus ...
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I need my husband passport if I'm applying to a Tier 2 General Dependent Visa for UK?

I need my husband passport if I'm applying to a Tier 2 General Dependent Visa for UK? My husband already got his Tier 2 and He have his GRP but his passport expired, Can I apply to the visa only with ...
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UK visa for parent of EU citizen

It's come to my notice that getting a dependent visa for a parent of an EU citizen for the UK is very difficult. Does anyone have any knowledge in this matter? I am a Portuguese citizen and would like ...
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Can a Non EU that obtained the UK residence card for marriage remain in UK working in the case his EU wife return to EU?

I want to ask if it is possible for a non EU with an EEA residence card to remain in UK working after that the EU partner returns to her country (EU country different from UK). I wonder if the Non EU ...
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Can I ask a EEA family permit in Italy for a second time, 2 months before my current one expires? [closed]

I have a EEA family permit that expires at the end of August. As I need to return to Italy in July, and I will be there 3 weeks, I want to take advantage of that and ask for the EEA family permit ...
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Someone know how is the process and processing times for the European passport return service?

I want to apply for the Registration certificate with my partner. We are married and one is EU and the other is non EU. The Family permit will be expired in 1 month, but we need to travel back and ...
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Tier 2 UK visa + Chevening scholarship [closed]

I am currently applying for a tier 2 visa. At the same time, I have applied for Chevening scholarship and shortlisted to the interview phase. Will that reduce my visa application chance? In addition, ...
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Is a UK FLR (M) Extension Visa added to the existing time, or started from now?

I'm a UK citizen, and my wife is a non-EEA citizen. She is applying to extend her spouse visa via FLR(M). Her current spouse visa expires in January 2018. Our question is, would the extension be ...
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Can the Registration certificate (QP) replace the residence card application of a non EU married with an EU and holding an EEA FM visa?

I am a non-EU citizen married to an EU citizen, holding a EEA FP visa for 6 months. As I want to remain here with my spouse, I need to ask for the residence card. My spouse works for an Italian ...
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UK visa IHS payment

I'm traveling to the UK from the US to work. I already have my visa. I'm filling out visa applications for my kids. During the visa application process you have to prepay the Immigration Health ...
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Tier 2 dependent visa

Hi all my immigration expert buddies, I am a doctor by profession and staying in the uk in tier 2 spouse visa with work permit ( restricted, no training facility ) for the last 3 months. I got a job ...
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EEA Family permit no longer valid after a divorce and got a 6 months stamp on the border. Any advice on what to do next?

I am a Turkish citizen was married to an EU (Estonian) citizen and got a divorce in Edinburgh (where I live ) couple of months ago. I am currently based in the UK(been living and working here since ...
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Is there a 180 days rule on UK ICT Short Term (1 year) Visa?

Can anyone help me out with this scenario: I left UK on 25th Nov 2016 I might be landing in UK on 21st May 2017 (i.e. 178 days) This travel is for about 3 months, ending 19th August 2017 (i.e. 90 ...
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Can my family apply for another UK visitor visa before their current one has not expired?

I am trying to get my family to the UK for a 2-month stay with me. They have got their visa last week, however, due to some unforeseen circumstances, they are now only able to travel towards the end ...
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UK Visa - stated I'd be traveling with family, now I'm not

I'm from the US. I created, submitted online, and paid for my UK Tier 2 visa application. I have not yet had my biometric appointment nor sent the application in to the UK office. In my online ...
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How do I obtain my grandparents UK birth certificate without knowing their birthdates

How can I get my grandparents birth certificates for my UK Ancestry Visa Application? The only information I have is my grandmothers first and maiden name and the age she was when my father was born. ...
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Question about UK short-term student visa online application form [closed]

I'm currently a master candidate enrolled in a university in China, I'm going to visit Newcastle University for a five-month research exchange. When I fill in the online form to apply a short-term ...
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How does a newborn baby get a UK visa?

I'm on Tier 2 Sponsorship visa living with my wife in the UK since 2011. They don't count my full-time work on Post Study Work Visa, so that I am not eligible for ILR. My wife is now pregnant and she ...
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Residence Card for UK process [closed]

I want to ask for a Residence card. I have a 6 month EEA Family Permit. I have some doubts: Do I have to open a UK bank account? I have a EU bank account. Do I have to ask for a NIN (National ...
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Is separate address proof required for sponsor of UK visitor visa?

I live in the UK on a "Tier 2 General" work permit. I am planning to get my family over for a trip to the UK. I am sponsoring their travel and accommodation both. I am providing the following ...
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What is the UK law about the child born in the UK of an Indonesian citizen? [closed]

I'm an Indonesian single mother with a daughter. I live in in the UK, and have a domestic worker visa. I'll be getting ILR in April. My child was born in the UK and is nearly 2 years old. She has an ...
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Applying for a UK spouse visa, how long should we say we are going to stay?

I'm French, working in the UK. My wife is Chinese, living in China. We have been doing long distance relationship, now we are married and she is going to apply for the spouse visa (EEA family permit) ...
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UK family permit for my wife to accompany me to visit our son in London

I'm a British citizen living in Nigeria, married to a Nigerian woman. We've been married for over 20 years, and have two 2 sons, aged 20 and 17. The 17-year-old is studying for his A levels in London. ...
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Is it possible to change travel date after I receive UK visa?

I have applied for Tier 2 long term visa and it is in process but I want to change my travel date. I submitted my visa application on 27 Jan and planned start date is 1 March but I want to travel by ...
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Questions about VAF4A regarding Issuing Authority and visitor stamps

We are filling in the VAF4A application form for family settlement for a spouse visa. We came across a question related to past visas for the UK which asks who was the issuing authority. My wife is ...
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What to do when the UK Tier 2 visa application is taking more than a year to be processed? [closed]

In January 2016, a friend submitted an application for a UK Tier 2 visa. The first response from the Home Office indicated that the case was complicated, in response to an inquiry sent via a solicitor....
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Self employed US citizen looking to reside in the UK for at least 1 year

Can a self employed (Coach, I work via the internet, from any location) US citizen get a long-term visa for the UK? -Scotland specifically. For at least 1 year? And if so, what is the procedure? I ...
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Settlement visa without taking the English test [closed]

I have a serious matter for which I hope I can get help. I have three children who are British by descent and have British passports. My wife is an Afghan national who can't speak English which ...
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Submitting additional documents UK Spouse Visa

Due to time constraints, my wife and I have submitted everything for her UK Spouse visa using the priority service. In our documentation, we provided copies of my mothers accommodation evidence as ...
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Applying after UK visa refusal [closed]

I was refused a UK visitor visa due to an overstay on my Tier 4 visa. I was in the UK on the Tier 4 visa from February 2012 to March 2014, at which time I applied for an extension and stayed in the ...
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Why are the British visa fees so expensive?

My wife and I are preparing to travel back from Japan together to the UK. Documentation itself isn't easy, but we check all the boxes. My question is, why are the costs for this so expensive? ...
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Unmarried USAF posted in UK wanting to stay [closed]

Some background: My boyfriend works for the US Airforce and is posted at RAF Mildenhall. I am a British Citizen. His contract expires on 23rd November 2018 and he wants to stay in the UK. I am in the ...
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UK EEA Family Permit Refusal for Lack of Communication Evidence

I'm married to an EEA national, a Romanian. We've been together for 3 years and 8 months (44 months), and have been married a year ago, on the 11th Nov 2015. My wife has visited me twice in my country,...
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Can I apply for a Tier 2 (General) visa if my passport will expire in less than 6 months?

The gov.uk website states that you need a valid travel document to apply for the visa but it doesn't state any minimum validity. Do I need to have more than 6 months in my passport before I apply?